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Are You Fooling Yourself When It Comes to Money? Apr. 03, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Playing pranks on someone else is fun, harmless and good for a laugh. But when it come... Read More

Think Sacrifice, Not Deprivation Mar. 20, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I have what could be characterized as a dark financial past. I didn't set out to ruin my marriage, m... Read More

You're Not at the End of the Line Mar. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am 60 years old and feel that I have accomplished next to nothing. The only worthwhile... Read More

Are You Prepared for a Financial Emergency? Mar. 06, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: What would happen if you were hit with an unexpected medical bill or layoff or your ad... Read More

Can Finance and Romance Go Hand in Hand? Feb. 20, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My fiance and I are in our late 30s, and this will be the first marriage for both of us... Read More

What's Better for Your Teen -- a Credit Card or Debit Card? Jan. 23, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My 15-year-old daughter is asking for her own credit card. While I understand that usin... Read More

10 Financial Resolutions to Make -- and Keep -- Year After Year Jan. 09, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Do you make the same financial resolutions every year? When it comes to your money, th... Read More

Address the Damage Before It Gets Worse Dec. 23, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: For the past several years, my husband has taken out a new credit card each January and ... Read More

If One of You Makes More, Can You Still Be Financial Equals? Nov. 28, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: We've been married for two years, and so far, my husband and I have pretty much split b... Read More

A Mouse in the House, Sheets on the Beds and Early on the Credit Card Payment Nov. 22, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: It is that time of year when mice invade our homes. I'm a pretty good housekeeper, and we... Read More

10 Easy Ways to Waste Your Money. Scared Yet? Nov. 07, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: No matter how conscientious you may try to be, certain money wasters can creep up on y... Read More

Are Young Men and Women Getting the Same Financial Start? Oct. 31, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: This week, I have a couple of questions for you. First, do you believe that young men ... Read More

Ending the Credit Rating Agency Racket Oct. 09, 2018

Stephen Moore

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the housing market meltdown that led to the Great Recess... Read More

The Trump Economy Is No Great Success Jan. 28, 2018

Steve Chapman

Amid all the uncertainty about Donald Trump's presidency, his admirers are sure of one thing: The ec... Read More

Democrats Need to Stop Ingesting the Right's Propaganda Jan. 16, 2018

Froma Harrop

Donald Trump is fabulously adept at taking credit for and exaggerating every bit of good news, espec... Read More

A Prophet Who Deserves a Little Honor Jan. 06, 2018

Mark Shields

Anyone who cannot resist the temptation to offer public predictions about public events invites and ... Read More

Giving Credit Where It's Due Dec. 22, 2017

Linda Chavez

President Donald Trump managed his first major legislative victory this week with the passage of a m... Read More

Warren's Regulatory Expansion Is Wrong Answer to Equifax Breach Dec. 21, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

In September, we learned that Equifax had suffered a massive data breach that exposed the personal i... Read More

From Credit Counseling to Contaminated Mascara, Readers Want to Know Mar. 08, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: I am out of money — there won't be a dime left after I pay my bills. I have been co... Read More

How Credit Inquiries and Co-Signing Can Affect Credit Score Aug. 18, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: My son is looking for an apartment near his new job in order to avoid a horrendous daily ... Read More